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  • Vertigo

    Vertigo 1958

    ★★★★ Watched 29 Jan, 2016

    I found out a very serious thing: two of my roommates had never seen a Hitchcock. Which... how? He's my favorite director, ever, so I am aiming to fill this hole in their lives. On Friday we watched Rear Window & Vertigo. Conor was enraptured. Chris fell asleep during Rear Window (it was like 8pm), and played video games instead of watching Vertigo (smh).

    I'd "seen" Vertigo before but it was kind of at a ridiculous time so I pretty much…

  • Kingsman: The Secret Service

    Kingsman: The Secret Service 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 12 Jul, 2015

    So fun! I'm a big Matthew Vaughn fan and this didn't disappoint. I didn't know he directed it going in, but once I googled it I wasn't surprised at all, I'd been comparing it to just the sheer fun-ness of Kickass.

    Obviously this wasn't some serious film, and it was definitely a predictable plot, but I tend to judge movies on two things: how well it did what it was trying to do, and entertainment value, so obviously Kingsman succeeded…

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  • The Prestige

    The Prestige 2006

    ★★★★ Watched 07 Jul, 2012 2

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    This was wonderful, as expected. One thing that was interesting to me was that the "big reveal" that Jackman's character was drowning himself to perform the trick, was obvious for the last half hour or more of the film, but the reveal that Bale's character was a twin was a surprise to me, although I could tell that his "assistant" was in a getup, and didn't look up who the actor was in order to not spoil any surprises. So…

  • Wreck-It Ralph

    Wreck-It Ralph 2012

    ★★★½ Watched 08 Feb, 2013

    They had fun with this and it shows. What a great job of incorporating elements that we know and love from throughout gaming history.

    Forgot to add this brilliant quote from the movie:

    "What's going on in this candy-coated Heart of Darkness?" - Ralph